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  • Letter: "Support Democratic Revolution in Iran"?

    Letter: "Support Democratic Revolution in Iran"? | BLOG ENTRY

    Check out the overheated opening of a letter in response to "The Next War" from Pentagon hawk Michael Ledeen: Jeez, I thought it was only coffee in that cup Jim Bamford drank from at my house,...

    August 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Shakira, Red Hot Chili Peppers Dominate 2006 VMA Nominee List

    Shakira, Red Hot Chili Peppers Dominate 2006 VMA Nominee List | ARTICLE

    The 2006 MTV VMA nominations have been announced, and predictably, this year's most prominent artists dominate the list. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Shakira each earned seven nominations, while VMA veterans like Madonna and Christina Aguilera...

    July 31, 2006 8:35 AM ET
  • Community Post: Is War With Iran Unavoidable?

    Community Post: Is War With Iran Unavoidable? | BLOG ENTRY

    In the August 10, 2006 issue of Rolling Stone, James Bamford investigates the Bush administration's secret plans to sell a new war — with Iran. "The meeting in Rome came about because my friend Manucher Ghorbanifar called...

    July 26, 2006 10:03 AM ET
  • Fox News: Bitter, Vain and Predictable

    Fox News: Bitter, Vain and Predictable | BLOG ENTRY

    From an AP story: "Public relations is a contact sport at Fox News Channel..." Check out how Fox responded to a request for comments on MSNBC host Keith Olbermann: Because of his personal demons, Keith has imploded everywhere...

    July 24, 2006 11:54 AM ET
  • Obama: Your Next President?

    Obama: Your Next President? | BLOG ENTRY

    The senator from Illinois visits Iowa in September. He says the trip is to support congressional candidates, but Iowa is Iowa.

    July 21, 2006 1:09 PM ET
  • Iraq: Head to War, Make a Rock Video

    Iraq: Head to War, Make a Rock Video | BLOG ENTRY

    U.S. soldiers in Iraq are YouTubing. The clips — some no more than snuff films with soundtracks — aren't likely to please a White House already unhappy with the mainstream media's "negative coverage." But the videos are...

    July 21, 2006 12:27 PM ET
  • Rice to Visit Mideast as Israel Readies Ground Forces

    Rice to Visit Mideast as Israel Readies Ground Forces | BLOG ENTRY

    The Sec. of State says a cease fire would be a "false promise" and would "guarantee future violence." She also reiterated the White House position that Hezbollah is a terrorist organziation and that Israel has a right...

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • U.N.: More Than 3,000 Iraqi Civilians Died in June

    U.N.: More Than 3,000 Iraqi Civilians Died in June | BLOG ENTRY

    It is the highest rate of deaths for civilians — an average of more than 100 a day — since the fall of Baghdad.

    July 18, 2006 3:23 PM ET
  • Indonesia: Still More Bad News

    Indonesia: Still More Bad News | BLOG ENTRY

    The waves in 2004, rumblings last month from a volcano, a possible case of human-to-human bird flu transmission — and now...another tsunami. It was never gonna be easy for SBY, the newish president of one of the...

    July 17, 2006 2:25 PM ET
  • Israeli Hostages to Be Transferred to Iran?

    Israeli Hostages to Be Transferred to Iran? | BLOG ENTRY

    BREAKING: A spokesman from Israel's Foreign Ministry says Lebanese guerillas are trying to transfer the captured soldiers to Iran . . .

    July 13, 2006 11:58 AM ET
  • Israel Calls Hezbollah's Capture of Two Soldiers an "Act of War"

    Israel Calls Hezbollah's Capture of Two Soldiers an "Act of War" | BLOG ENTRY

    Things are heating up over there. Hezbollah, the militant group, captured two Israeli soldiers during clashes along the Lebanese border. The response, in action, was swift: An Israeli effort to find the captives featured an assault by...

    July 12, 2006 10:57 AM ET
  • Cheney Day? Army Axes Halliburton Putin and Gorbachev Slam the VP

    Cheney Day? Army Axes Halliburton Putin and Gorbachev Slam the VP | BLOG ENTRY

    First, the Army says it will end its sweet, sweet deal with Halliburton. Next, the Russian president makes a sly hunting accident joke and dismisses Cheney's criticism of Russia as insincere political maneuvering. On the Today...

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • BREAKING: Indian Media Report Up to Seven Train Blasts in Bombay

    BREAKING: Indian Media Report Up to Seven Train Blasts in Bombay | BLOG ENTRY

    No word yet on injuries or the number dead... UPDATE: Raw Story reports that the first-class compartments of trains at six suburban stations were bombed. Eight are confirmed dead, according to the Times of India,...

    July 11, 2006 10:19 AM ET
  • Breaking: NYC Building Blast a Suicide Attempt?

    Breaking: NYC Building Blast a Suicide Attempt? | BLOG ENTRY

    CNN is reporting that it "may have been a suicide attempt" that caused this morning's blast on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Earlier reports called it an accidental gas explosion... UPDATE: The Times and others say...

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Putin Gets His Osama

    Putin Gets His Osama | BLOG ENTRY

    Shamil Basayev One of Russia's top security chiefs announced today that Shamil Basayev, the leader of the Chechen resistance, was killed by Russian Special Forces last night. Putin is calling Baseyev's killing "just retaliation," in part for...

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Bush's "Problem" With Diplomacy

    Bush's "Problem" With Diplomacy | BLOG ENTRY

    Here's the word from the guy making the decisions, speaking with reporters about the nuisance of waiting for the U.N. on North Korea and Iran. ''You know, the problem with diplomacy: It takes a while to get...

    July 7, 2006 3:36 PM ET
  • CIA Closes Bin Laden Unit? Not True, Says Bush . . .

    CIA Closes Bin Laden Unit? Not True, Says Bush . . . | BLOG ENTRY

    This just in: Live from the president's broadcast address in Chicago. Please see the post, below, for context.

    July 7, 2006 11:49 AM ET
  • Do You Trust the President? Or "The New York Times"?

    Do You Trust the President? Or "The New York Times"? | BLOG ENTRY

    Given a seemingly never-ending war on terror —now approaching a sixth year —how can the press balance its duties to readers with the needs of a White House in a battle crouch? A Slate story today balks...

    July 7, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Update: Mexico Goes Wide Right

    Update: Mexico Goes Wide Right | BLOG ENTRY

    Conservative candidate Felipe Calderon is declared the winner. Earlier, ballot boxes for the presidential election were found in the trash in one of Mexico City's poorer neighborhoods.

    July 6, 2006 4:24 PM ET
  • Breaking: Top New York Court Rejects Gay Marriage

    Breaking: Top New York Court Rejects Gay Marriage | BLOG ENTRY

    Rejected! Sort of... New York's Court of Appeals ruled today that gay marriage was not allowed under the state's constitution. How conclusive is the decision? What do you think? UPDATE: Howard Dean weighs in on "bigoted"...

    July 6, 2006 12:00 AM ET
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